Sessional Instructor, Winter 2019 Term Course, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering (Main)

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Job ID:16737Updated:October 24, 2018Location:Main CampusPosition DescriptionTheDepartment of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineeringat the University of Calgary has an opening for aSessional Instructorto teach the following courses in theWinter 2019term:ENER 460- Dynamics for Energy Engineering IICourse description:Planar kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies; work, energy, impulse and momentum of rigid bodies; kinematics, statics, and dynamics of planar mechanisms; design of cams, gears, and gear trains.ENER 570- Automation and ControlsCourse description: Linear systems and their characteristics; the Laplace transform, block diagram manipulation, frequency response, application to first and second order physical systems; analysis and design of sensors and actuators; industrial automation systems, programmable logic controllers (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, distributed control systems (DCS).The successful candidate will be expected to have earned at least a Masters in Mechanical Engineering and must have a demonstrated background in the subject matter related to the course. The successful candidate must also have very good previous teaching performance or show the potential for very good to excellent teaching ability.The programs offered by the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering are accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). To maintain the accreditation of our programs, faculty are required to be licensed to practice engineering in Alberta. The successful candidate will be expected to hold professional engineering licensure (i.e., PEng, temporary engineering license, provisional engineering license, etc.) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA). In the case of ENER 460, the successful candidate may be in the process of applying for professional engineering licensure, or engineer-in-training status with APEGA, provided that they are within five years of their initial appointment to a faculty position at an academic institution in Canada.In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary is committed to Employment Equity. The Department strongly encourages applications from women.Application letters, including a curriculum vitae and a 1-page teaching statement should be sent directly to the address below, together with the names and contact information of three referees.Submit applications to:Dr. Bob Brennanc/o: Adrianne HrynyszynDepartment HeadDepartment of Mechanical & Manufacturing EngineeringUniversity of Calgary2500 University Drive NWCalgary, AB T2N 1N4Email:ahrynysz@ucalgary.caThe deadline for applications is 9 November 2018The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)Additional InformationTo learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourAcademic Careers website. For more information about the Schulich School of Engineering visitCareers in the Schulich School of Engineering.About the University of Calgary The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, About Calgary, AlbertaCalgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.